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Oh, Anne, I am exhausted just reading all the work you did in a day. Good grief, girl, you are on turbo!!
Fly to Sequim and do the same for me????
This morning I put together my cross cut beef shank recipe for the crockpot. It smells good.
Also got in some laundry and light housekeeping before and after a 3 mile walk.
My energy levels are coming back and I am able to walk again without huffing and puffing.
Well wishes to all my teamers.

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Been a lovely day cool when the clouds are there but warm when the sun broke through. I have been Spring cleaning this is the last day of my break so back to work on Monday. Managed to clean all my windows inside and out and washed the 3 sets of net curtains lovely to see them blowing on the line outside. Woodwork washed down and all the furniture moved so that I could hover underneath. Then managed to get another box of grass of the lawn had just done a first cut yesterday and cut all the edges and went round with a spade to tidy them up. Feeling my legs now so heading up for a bubble bath and taking my book with me. Clocks Spring forward here in the UK tomorrow night.


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I also have a late start on everything today, but it's because I overslept! Still trying to catch up!

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I thought I checked in this morning, but I guess I didn't. Billing time at work, and my head always gets in a fog. Tonight I'm stopping by the RunTheBluegrass Half Marathon Expo to get a good deal on some running shoes. I'm not running the race tomorrow, but it's the best deal on my favorite brand of shoes. With my wonky feet, I am very loyal to my brand. All my friends are running the race, but it is usually very cold with iffy (at best) weather, so I haven't run it two years in a row now. However, they did send me an "alumni discount" for $10 off next year's early registration price. And darn it, I am a sucker for discount codes!! The race is April 2nd next year. Hopefully the weather will be good.

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Good Morning All,
Busy day today; getting ready for a busy family weekend.

Judy, pickleball sounds like a great way to work off stress. I'm so glad you are up to that kind of activity.

You too JERI, with everything going on in your family; I'm so glad you fit in time to exercise; it truly has become a lifestyle for you!

CAT, a haircut is a great "picker upper" for me! I hope you are feeling well.

CAZ, thinking you must be pretty busy!

Susan, Madison is still in my thoughts and prayers.

Anne, running seems to be working for you too!

Patti, I hope you have a great day and wonderful weekend.

Be well everyone!



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Busy day at work and I was a bit stressed and crabby when I got home. Took out my frustrations on the pickleball court. We had a new player tonight and really had a fun time.

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Haircut today with walk before and after. Time for a rest.


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Thanks JERI, he's a much needed ray of sunshine! Changing SO FAST!
January:
8 months here. This morning's photo is 10.5 months.

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Joy, what a cutie that little fella is!!!

She woke up one morning and threw away all her excuses...
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Got a great night of sleep last night but unfortunately woke up to snow and fog. Will have to use the recumbent bike for fitness today as the roads will be too slippery for running on
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Good Morning All, Unscheduled day today but lots to do. Cooler and a rainy day. CAT I tend to be low energy in the morning when I do my sparking and pick up speed mid day. Last night I was too tired to even go to bed! Full day! I'll take what I can get! Be well everyone!


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Caz, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk UK on the North Sea coast, and live with my other half (we never married) and have no kids.

A line in a Robbie Williams song I try to live by.....
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Just lost my post ....have. Terrific Thursday


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Wish I had the energy to more than my walk today like most of you.
Good health news for niece's. Continued improvements.


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Just returned home from a 6.23k run. Feel better.

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Dragged myself out of bed 15 minutes earlier again this morning and did a Coach Nicole Boot Camp cardio workout. If I can keep this up for a couple of weeks, maybe(?) I can make it a habit.

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Jeri, so glad to hear your niece is doing well. I pray she will have a complete recovery and get the help she needs for the BP condition.


I got news last night that my niece was taken into surgery again. They removed her spleen because with it being enlarged it was destroying her platelets which help to clot blood. They also had to open her skull and do brain surgery again to remove a clot and the blood that was continuing to pool.
At 4;30 my sister in law called to say that Madison had come through the spleenectomy okay and they were going to proceed ahead with the brain surgery. I have not heard back yet but they are a 3 hour time difference behind me and are probably getting some much needed sleep.
Madison is still in critical condition in spite of coming through surgery and has sp much more to face with daily chemotherapy treatments. Please keep praying for her and the family. The power of prayer is definitely helping so far,


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Good morning. Happy to report things are improving with my niece. She is now in a regular room, and there doesn't appear to be any permanent damage. Yay!!

I started the morning off with 1100 yds in the pool. It was cold. They said they're closing it tomorrow and Friday for maintenance, so I'm guessing the heater is broken. Brrr....

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Trying a special elimination diet that might help psoriasis. Feeling good except for feet and hands. Sad to not be able to run, but happy for the health and energy that I do have. Maintaining the 80 pound weight loss pretty confidently now -- it's been 6 years.

Marsha's Keys to Success = Tracking! Super Foods! Step Up Cardio! And most important: Quit Quitting!!


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Good morning everyone. Happy over the hump day



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Good Morning all,
All is well this morning, except for my arthritis acting up this morning, I think we have rain coming through here tonight. But that will not stop me from during my 30 minutes cardio today. Everyone have a safe and a bless day. emoticon

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Good Morning All, All is well here. Busy getting ready for a busy weekend. Happy hump day! be well.

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Caz, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk UK on the North Sea coast, and live with my other half (we never married) and have no kids.

A line in a Robbie Williams song I try to live by.....
"I know I'm going to die so my revenge is living well, Oh Lord...make me pure....but not yet!"
and fav quotes
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"Fall down 7 times...stand up 8"

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Greetings gals.
Beautiful here even with a bit of a cool breeze. Spent time at the range today and enjoyed being outside.
I really am sorry for the medical issues some of you are facing with family members. It can't be easy when at a distance. Prayers continue to go your way.


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Hello everyone, really good to be here and join all of you.

Jeri, I am so very sorry to hear about your niece. Teem suicide seems to be on the rise these days and it is just so sad that kids are having such difficulty coping. The bi polar illness is also on the rise which makes me ask "what the heck is in our food and drinking water"?
My prayers go out to your precious niece and your family.

I was having a great day today and got in an 11.3 kilometer run /power walk in 85 minutes. I am doing better for time but still have a ways to go to become a champion runner.

A few minutes ago my sister in law called me with an update on my niece who has been returned to the ICU unit of the Children's Hospital. Madison's brain is continuing to bleed and the platelets in her body are being consumed by the spleen. They are contemplating removing her spleen to arrest this and this could possibly be done as early as this evening.
Madison was alert this morning and speech was coherent however as the day continued, her speech became more and more garbled. By transferring her to the ICU Unit, she can be monitored continuously with a nurse at her bedside every minute. She is never left alone.

Madison remains in critical condition and needs as many prayers as we can all get out.
I thank each of you for keeping Madison in your thoughts, and prayers for all the well wishes. They are most supportive and help me keep a positive outlook in the face of such dread.

Sending best wishes out to everyone to have a great day and evening. emoticon


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Just back from a few days away visiting family and off the rest of the week with DH at home. It was lovely to spend time with Marisa we looked after her from 7am till 5pm yesterday it was lovely but exhausting. She never stopped and had me climbing in tunnels, jumping and dancing then when out for a walk her legs got tires so I carried her home, So got my cardio and strength training done. Also much more anxious compared to looking after my own when they were small Hope to get some gardening done in the next few days but will see what the weather does.
Jeri hope you have some positive news about your niece soon
Lovely picture Joy you do great looking after this little man and keep on top of everything else


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Good Morning All,
Cold here again this morning but I'll be able to get out in the yard this afternoon. I did get to yoga last night and am glad; the yoga is key to me being able to keep up with the yardwork! It is about balance, in so many ways!
I know Judy! My morning routine has bit the dust since I'm active outside again, need to work it in at least a couple of mornings a week. I'm too much an all or nothing person; still working on it! I do manage to "read" in the morning now!

Enjoy your day everyone!

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Got up early and did a s/t video - it feels so good and I know I should do it regularly, but I just am not a morning person and it's hard to get out of bed early. I was hoping to walk to work but the wind is really shipping this morning and there's a 100 percent chance of rain, so guess I'll have to drive and get in an extra mile after work.

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Good norning everyone.
Caz: He is doing much better today. I am back at work



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Morning gal
Joy yep! gardening is addictive LOL, I almost forget to stop for lunch- if Pete didn't remind me he was ready I'd work through. Good that you're learning to choose and not do everything.
Something I still tend to do.
Jeri So sorry to hear of your niece, bi-polar is a nasty illness (I had a minor bout of it back in 2006/2007 due to sleep deprivation and coming off the cocktail of meds for my dystonia in preparation for my op plus I was pre-menopausal.....so everything conspired to make me ill- but I came through it!). I totally understand how your poor niece felt and the knock on effect her mood swings and actions have on your family and my heart goes out to you. As for your race- well you did it! More than a lot of people will have done and if I know you you'll soon be training for the next!! emoticon Looks like you had a lot of fun.
Patti I hope your friend is feeling brighter today.
Judy have you thought of taking an IPod with you for runs/walks....you can crank up the music and lose yourself in that or download a book and have it read to you to pass the time.
Cat hope you got your puter sorted.


Rain today so I'm getting my ST in this morning, seeing Vicki later, maybe bike this afternoon or a walk if it brightens up then DH has that hospital appt tonight.

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Caz, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk UK on the North Sea coast, and live with my other half (we never married) and have no kids.

A line in a Robbie Williams song I try to live by.....
"I know I'm going to die so my revenge is living well, Oh Lord...make me pure....but not yet!"
and fav quotes
"You only live once...but if you live it right, once is enough"
"Fall down 7 times...stand up 8"

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Hi all.
Jeri, so sad about your niece. I pray she gets the comfort she seeks and gets well.
And, what a fun photo and story. LOL.
I spent some time today trying to figure out why my computer is at its memory max when it shouldn't be. Something is amiss.
Also got into the greenhouse to plant more seeds for transplant later in the garden.

Cat

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Jeri, prayers for your niece and family. You do have a full plate right now, so good that you had some fun and did something for yourSELF. Very cute picture! Joy, I do believe that spending time with that young GGS has made you younger! As for running, I think if I could find someone in my age bracket that would run with me, I would do it. I just get so bored doing it by myself. I would like to do it because I got down to my lowest weight - below my goal weight, when I was training for the 5K, and I do need to get back off a good 10-15 pounds that have crept back on!

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Jeri, I'm sorry beyond words for your niece and her family. Thoughts and prayers for all.

On the other hand, I'm totally impressed with that picture! You do look like kids!

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I am home today. My friend asked me to stay at home since he was not feeling well.



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Hi Susan. I have been so sporadic on Sparkpeople lately, I don't believe I have met you yet! I'm so sorry to hear about your niece. That is very rough! I am also have a problem with my young niece. Over the weekend my 14 yr old niece tried to kill herself by taking 120+ pills. She suffers from bipolar depression. Right now she is in the ICU on a breathing tube. She is showing signs of improvement, but they won't know until tomorrow if there will be permanent damage. I would love to go to South Carolina to support my sister, but I have to be here for my dad. All this stress is beginning to weigh on me lately.

On to happier news. I ran a totally sucky 10 mile race Saturday. Boy, was it bad. I've been having an issue with my hip, more of a nuisance than anything, and Saturday it decided to flare up. Oh well. I wasn't out to win any awards, anyway. And nobody really cared about my time except me, and that race wasn't really that important in the big scheme of things. I did have fun running with my daughter. I started out running with my friend, but she was feeling really, really good, and I knew there was no was way I could keep up. You never know what's going to happen on race day. At the beginning of the race, we were all laughing, and we thought, "Hey! Let's be adult cheerleaders!!" OMG, we are TOO OLD to be cheerleaders!!!! Hahahaha... My daughter and I were on the sides, and my friend climbed on us. We had to take the pic 50 bazillion times in order to get it right. One time Karen (my friend) fell off backwards and landed under the train. If she'd been 2 inches taller, she would have hit her head on the track. But she hopped right up and said, "Ok girls, let's do this again." We were laughing so hard!!! This is why adults should not try kid stuff. Bwahahahahaha




She woke up one morning and threw away all her excuses...
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June 13, 2015: Bourbon Derby Half
July 11, 2015: Muncie 70.3 Half Ironman
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3/23/15 7:31 A

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Good Morning All, I did get a good workout and a lot of yard time this weekend! Loved it, once started it is hard to stop; then when I do, I REALLY do! GGS is coming this morning. I'll walk Sugar this afternoon then have to make a choice; more yard time OR yoga class this evening. I'm learning I can't do both. Enjoy your week everyone!

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3/23/15 4:15 A

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Morning guys
Joy take credit where credit is due hun. Sounds like you had one heck of a workout in the garden- it's turned cold here again (and wet) so the garden will have to wait. But I do take delight in walking around it and seeing what's coming through.
Patti have a good week.
Judy/Cat I realised some time back we're not all runners, we're not all swimmers. Each to his/her own.


Sun is making a brief appearance as our weather station predicts so I'll get my walk in early- just in case. A chores day today, Peter has a check up tomorrow evening (yes evening....they belief in working through their patient list and not keep you waiting another week up here!!).


Caz, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk UK on the North Sea coast, and live with my other half (we never married) and have no kids.

A line in a Robbie Williams song I try to live by.....
"I know I'm going to die so my revenge is living well, Oh Lord...make me pure....but not yet!"
and fav quotes
"You only live once...but if you live it right, once is enough"
"Fall down 7 times...stand up 8"

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3/22/15 7:50 P

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Greetings gals.
Shopping today then cleaning and prepping purchases. Takes time but not active time.
I'm also not a runner. Did a 5k and just couldn't get into it. I've never found a sports bra that made me comfortable running!
I respect those that do run and bicycle (can't get into that either).



Cat

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3/22/15 11:55 A

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Susan, wishing you the best on your training for your HM. What a great goal! I really WANTED to become a runner and did a solo 5K and found I just couldn't like running for any distance. Yes, throw a few running intervals into my walks for shorter distances, but that's as much as I can muster. I do envy you runners!

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Good Morning All, Thanks for the smiles on the "Joy" comments! You give me far too much credit. Weather has been beautiful and I got a lot of pruning done yesterday. Much must be done before I put ANY mulch down. I'll be digging and moving perennials today. I buy bagged mulch instead of bulk because it takes me a long time to get all the beds ready. I prep and mulch one area at a time. It will take me two months to get all that mulch down; but then, I'll have a care free summer. Hot days here in the summer! Will look for shady trails to walk instead. We, my girls and I, are loving being outside! Yes, this is my best time of year for trimming down and getting in shape! Only reason I bought the mulch this early is it's the only day the football team delivers it. I have the room to stack it until needed. Cat, I can't safely set out warm weather plants until the first week in May. But I'm thinking of planting lettuce in this bed where Xena has been hunting up stray blades of grass, sunny in the spring and lightly shaded in the heat of summer. Worth a try. Smiles. Enjoy your day everyone!


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3/22/15 4:26 A

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Hi Guys
Looks like the weekend is going well for all.
Joy 35 bags!!!! emoticon
Patti glad you enjoyed your walk.
Cat I thought the same- no wonder Joy's so trim and fit!!!
Judy a day indoors can go fast LOL. I have no idea whar happened to time yesterday, it was gone in a flash.
Susan sometimes a workout and some switch off time is what we need to recharge,You have a wonderful positive attitude, good luck with your training!

Off for a walk after brekkie, hopefully with DH but I have my doubts- he wants to go for a test cycle this arvo on his new bike that's he's done some work on!


Caz, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk UK on the North Sea coast, and live with my other half (we never married) and have no kids.

A line in a Robbie Williams song I try to live by.....
"I know I'm going to die so my revenge is living well, Oh Lord...make me pure....but not yet!"
and fav quotes
"You only live once...but if you live it right, once is enough"
"Fall down 7 times...stand up 8"

Kettlebells ROCK
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Thank you everyone for your kind words and prayers of wellness for my niece Madison. She is getting the chemotherapy that she needs and had round 4 today. She continues to recover from her brain injury.

I had a good day today visiting with my mother and then the two of us visiting my sister.
After I came home, I went on my recumbent bike for a 30 minute program. This was supposed to be a rest day but you know what they say....."no rest for the wicked"
I would have loved to have run again today but I have to force myself not to over train or I will burn out before June 7th when I run my first race which is a half marathon (21 kilometers or 13.1 miles)

Running makes me feel so good and can be very addictive once you get into it. I never dreamed I could ever be a runner but something changed in me last August and I got the running bug. The quote below is my mantra

Have a great weekend everyone but remember to keep it healthy.

Susan from
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I WILL fight for it!
I WILL NOT give up!
NOTHING will STOP me!


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Kind of a quiet day today - unfortunately not as nice out as I had hoped, so stayed inside. Got a few things done, but not as much as I should have.

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Hi all.
Between rain showers I was able to get the seedlings I planted in the greenhouse out into the garden beds. Got some weeding done around the beds also. Can't imagine what Joy is going to feel like after spreading all that bark out as my back hurts just from the little bit I did today.
Also got in a good walk before gardening.
Have a stellar evening.

Cat

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Good afternoon: I got out and did a lot of walking. It is a nice day.



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Good Morning All, I'm up early for a Sat. Having 35 bags of mulch delivered this morning. I need to watch for them as they will just stack it on my drive; if I catch them I can have them stack it closer to the garden. This is a football fundraiser for my grandson's school. BIG day for the team and they get an early start! The players deliver the mulch, loading and unloading with mostly parents and perhaps a few students driving. They are in a hurry so just stack it on the end of the driveway if you don't catch them. I'd just as soon not have to move it; my workout will come putting it in place. Since I'm up and dressed, once it's delivered I'm headed out to a garage sale to check on some baby stuff. Really could use a high chair.

Really really short haircut, but I do like it. Right now CAZ, the color could be called silver and gold! :) Not bad, has been easier than I thought and I loved not having to color it yesterday! But not all the color is gone yet. Hard for me to tell if others like it or if it's just such a change they can't ignore it! Polite compliments? Not sure, no matter. Life is good. My BEST fitness time of year has arrived!

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Morning girls
Patti happy weekend!
Joy a silver vixen....very sexy emoticon
Anne I was so disappointed not to see the eclipse- way too cloudy here. We have to wait to 2026 now. North America get one next year so the eclipse chasers will be booking up for that one no doubt. Enjoy your visit! The scanner is conquered emoticon emoticon i love it!.
Judy enjoy your weekend, hope the weather holds.
Susan it's a testing time for your family seeing Madison through this, we are all here for you. Sending prayers and loving hugs your way.

it's raining hard today, the garden needs it so I won't complain.

Caz, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk UK on the North Sea coast, and live with my other half (we never married) and have no kids.

A line in a Robbie Williams song I try to live by.....
"I know I'm going to die so my revenge is living well, Oh Lord...make me pure....but not yet!"
and fav quotes
"You only live once...but if you live it right, once is enough"
"Fall down 7 times...stand up 8"

Kettlebells ROCK
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BLC 27 co - cap


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